Community Board 1 will vote on the Newtown Ave Plaza proposal at their full board meeting on Sep 11, 7PM.
The idea is to create a pedestrian plaza at Newtown Ave and 30th Avenue.
Please get out to the board meeting and make your voice heard - for a better neighborhood!
Here's a link to the proposal: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/downloads/p ... rkshop.pdf
And to the DOT's Facebook page for the proposal: https://www.facebook.com/#!/NewtownAve
And to a news story about the one-day experiment of closing the block.http://www.streetsblog.org/2012/08/27/a ... pproaches/
Join the discussion thread:viewtopic.php?t=180&p=319#p319
And, of course, Friends of Newtown Plaza has a Facebook page:http://www.facebook.com/FriendsOfNewtownPlaza
At The Pistilli Grand Manor, 45-02 Ditmars Boulevard, Astoria 11105.